Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Mid-Maryland Workforce Investment Board

Meet Mr. Blakeney

Workforce Challenge

Veteran, Mr. Blakeney found himself unemployed and need assistance to find employment.

Workforce Solution

Mr. Blankeney visited the Westminster One Stop Career Center where he was enrolled in two programs, VETS and Wagner Peyser. The veteran was very complimentary of VETS and the service provided but was also very pleased with the Wagner Peyser service. He came in to thank all of us. He stated that he had been looking for a second job for a very long time with no success. Only after he came here, did he find a job.

Outcomes & Benefits

Mr. Blankeney is now employed, full time, at Penguin-Random House as a forklift operator. His start date was 7/30/14.

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